Design Guide

If you are thinking about designing a custom aluminum extruded part, we are here to help you! The Design Guide and Checklist will offer you information to get started. Feel free to give us a call. Our extrusion engineers have decades of experience that can save you time and money. We’ll help you get it right from the start.

If the part you need is a standard shape, we will be glad to help you look through our Standard Dies.

MAXIMUM CIRCLE SIZE IS 6"
ALLOYS USED
MINIMUM WALL

.040"/SOLIDS & .050"/HOLLOWS

MAXIMUM POWDERCOAT LENGTH

14'

MAXIMUM ANODIZE LENGTH

Brite Dip Up to16'

Acid Etch Solid profiles up to20'

Acid Etch Hollow profiles up to18'

 

For the most cost-effective, functional, and attractive part, your design should be as production-friendly as possible.

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  • Description or drawing of part, with part name and number
  • Tolerances required. If special tolerances are required for the part, be sure to discuss before making the die.
  • Fits and assemblies. Mating parts are required to design a part that will produce a good fit.